The grants will go toward initiatives such as an environmental club and social and emotional learning resources.
Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed a bill earlier this year.
The potential increase does not apply to contractors or student employees.
The plan is expected to be finalized in March.
The minimum stipend was raised by nearly 15 percent, but some say it's still not enough.
This university's chapter of the American Association of University Professors says the university-led plan doesn't prioritize the right goals.
At the town hall, Black employees at this university shared their experiences with discrimination and anti-Blackness during their time on the campus.
The delays will last until at least Oct. 31.
The report shows that white men in the system have the highest median salaries on average while Hispanic women have the lowest.
Michelle Espino is currently in her fifth season recording the 'Latinx Intelligentsia' podcast.